Ken on 18th Jul

As the Jubilee government marks 100 days of been in power, one aspect where they have really failed is the small matter of campaign posters. A whole 3 months have passed and no effort has been made to clean up our walls, both by the national government and the county governments. A spot check on Thika superhighway reveals neglect to say the least.To...

Ken on 18th Jul

In perhaps his best documented act of arrogance, billionaire businessman Chris Kirubi is in this video seen snubbing photographer Allan Gichigi.This was during an event not specified in the video.Allan had his hand outstretched, but Kirubi just looked at it and passed by. A ‘disgruntled’ Allan happened to get a hand on the clip and posted...

Ken on 18th Jul

Controversial Sunday Nation columnist, Makau Mutua, who is also the dean at SUNY Buffalo Law School in New York, has added his voice on the issue of gay marriages.Makau Mutua has always been pro-gay rights and was yesterday one of those rejoicing after Queen Elizabeth legalized gay marriages in Britain. This was his tweet. Huge victory as gay marriage...

Ken on 18th Jul

Wangui Gitonga, who was on Friday declared Miss Kenya 2013, was yesterday under attack on Twitter.  Many of those commenting were not okay she was named winner, while others wondered if there weren’t any better option. Just like Linda Nyangweso before her, Wangui was subjected to ridicule, mostly due to her physical features.It’s unfortunate...

Ken on 17th Jul

Today 11 Supercars that belonged to Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, president of Equatorial Guinea, have been seized in Paris by the French National Police. Among the cars seized by the French police were two Bugatti Veyrons, a Maserati MC12, a Porsche Carrera GT, a Ferrari Enzo and a Ferrari 599 GTO. The supercars were seized at Teodoro Obiang ...

Ken on 16th Jul

The marriage bill is back and this time with a bang. It is expected to be tabled in Parliament this week, and hopefully it will become law. Should it become law, we will see some drastic changes in the way things are done. For instance, if you promise your boyfriend/girlfriend marriage, you’ll have to deliver or else you’ll pay a fine. Should...

Ken on 16th Jul

So we happened to bump into this interesting project by Ark Africa, a branding and advertising agency based in Nairobi.  As Kenya turns celebrates 50 years of independence, the minds at ARK believe we should do something different, like get a new symbol for our Kenya Shilling.Currently, we use KSh and KES.Though the proposal is brilliant, there are...

Ken on 16th Jul

Celebrities have a new church in town. The All-Star Church, Nairobi opened its doors one week ago and as the name suggests, it will be a church for stars.The church will use a hall at the Laico Regency hotel in the CBD. It is targeting musicians, actors, sports stars, top politicians and corporate chiefs.Speaking to the Nairobian newspaper, Cathrine...

Ken on 16th Jul

President Uhuru Kenyatta is in Nigeria, where he held talks with President Goodluck Jonathan. He also met Kenyans living in Nigeria, where he wore one of those Nigerian men clothing, we understand are called boubou among other names. This is how he looked…  © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 16th Jul

If you’ve happened to visit Statehouse Kenya’s website, then you’ll attest it’s one of the ugliest. This was even brought to the President’s attention during last week’s media breakfast.Though the site is now regularly updated, the design is still the same ugly one.Now, the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit...